The Daily Buzz

April 10th, 2019

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April 10th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 11:23 AM

April  10th, 2019


GRADS if you missed the Grad assembly last week..... Please come to the Art Room at Lunch on Thursday to pick up your Grad Package and get a recap of the info you missed!

Studio 63 Opening for Free Hair Appointments: Did you know that School District #63 has its own Hairstylist training program?  Studio 63 is celebrating its 10th year,  offering Hairdressing training in partnership with Vancouver Island University.  Appointments can be made at the studio Mondays-Wednesdays from 12:30 to 4:00 pm or Thursdays from 11:30 to 6:00pm for a free haircut, style or up-do!  To book and appointment, call 250 652-5381 and support our own SD#63 Hairdressing program (located at the Saanichton Learning Centre, 1649 Mt Newton X Rd).

SCIENCE FIELD TRIP: Are you interested  in  forensic science, fossils,  and archaeology? Come to the Learning Commons and get the permission form from Mrs. Kedves or Andrea . All forms need to be handed in by this Friday.

Grad Executive 2020: Are you a grade 11 student interested in joining next years grad exec? We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible and committed grade 11 students to start planning for GRAD 2020. Applications  are now available on the grad board in the main foyer. Applications are due this Thursday April 11. Please see Mrs Dildy or Mrs Hilton for more information.

3 ON 3 BASKETBALL INTRAMURALS: 3 on 3 Basketball Intramurals is happening today at lunch in the large gym. Come changed and ready to play!

HOMEWORK HELP:  Need any help with your homework? Extra Help is available every morning from 7:15am in the Learning Commons or after school Monday/Tuesday and Thursday until 4pm! Check it out!


Youth In Action club is hosting a drive to help homeless members of our society. Please support us by bringing clothing and hygiene supplies to the box in the main foyer. There are posters around the school with ideas of what is needed by the Victoria Cool Aid Society.  Collecting will continue until April 20.


UVic Medical Program Info - May 7
Are you interested in becoming a doctor? Do you know you can earn your MD at UVic? The Island Medical Program delivers the UBC MD Undergraduate Program in partnership with the University of Victoria and Island Health. Learn more about the MD admissions process at the upcoming high school information session on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 6:30-8:00 pm, in the UVic Medical Sciences Building, room 105.

DESTINATION UVIC - May 25th -  UVic encourages all admitted students to attend DestinationUVic on May 25 where they will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with an academic advisor, visit the info fair and connect with student services on campus and take an in-depth campus tour.  There will also be Reg 101 workshops to attend on campus that day.  Students who attend Destination UVic will be eligible to win a tuition credit towards their first year at UVic – one of two $500 prizes and one grand prize of $1000.  Students can register to attend online.  Please go to  to register and to get more information about this event.


Island View Mini Golf is looking for full and part time staff from 9:30 am to dusk,7 days a week, weather permitting $12.65 hour.  Duties include customer service, use of cash register, greens maintenance, and some minor landscaping.  Please email your resume for interviews to:

Rotary Park in Sidney (1838 Chipmunk Court, off East Saanich Road - near the Airport) Is looking for students to work in the concession thru baseball season, starting April 14th – evenings and week-ends $13.00 per hour.  (FoodSafe is required - if you do not have FoodSafe contact  Jean and Kiwanis will pay for it, only if you work at the Park)  Contact Jean Galvin directly at 250-652-8386

GRAD 2019

GRAD SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER: Grads don't forget to pick up your Grad Spring Plant fundraiser form from the Grad board. This fundraiser will help you pay for your Dinner/Dance ticket .... so don't delay grab a fund raising form today! Due date is April 18th!

MAGIC WAND: The Magic Wand is a non-profit organization that offers an Eco-friendly and inexpensive alternative to grad outfits for both girls and boys. The Magic Wand is for ANY grad to borrow a dress, suit or tux, rather than buy (a small fee for cleaning is the only charge). All outfits are new or like-new, and all accessories are included. To book an appointment to view the selection of available clothes, phone 250-658-0246.


Family Resources Fair – April 16
A family resources fair is being planned by School District 63, combining the "Life After High School" and the "Community Living Resource Fair." This will be a chance for the community to network with current service providers to learn about who they are and what supports and services they provide for children, youth and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.  Saturday April 6, 11:30 – 3:30 at the Royal Oak Middle School gymnasium.